Weekday Religious Education Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
archives@handleyregional.org
www.handleyregional.org

1748 THL

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains information regarding the Weekday Religious Education Program for Winchester and Frederick County public schools. The collection also includes information such as Board of Directors meeting and Annual meeting minutes, correspondence relating to the program, church and school affiliations, brochures, and various newspaper articles.

3 Boxes (Last Updated 04/16)

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: The Weekday Religious Education Program was formed to provide religious education for elementary school children as religious education is prohibited to be taught in public schools. The students invited include 4th and 5th graders who attend Winchester and Frederick County public schools. The students are taught non-denominational Christian religion in classes held after school. The Weekday Religious Education program is under the umbrella of the Virginia Weekday Religious Education Association.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the collection.

CITE AS: Weekday Religious Education Collection, 1748 THL, Stewart Bell, Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1 (1970-1999)—Individual folders includes items relating to the Weekday Religious Education program such as Board of Directors and Annual Meeting minutes along with contact lists, brochures, schedules for the program, church affiliations, school affiliations, etc. unnumbered leaves, manuscript and printed typescript

  • 1970-1985
  • 1986-1988
  • 1989-1990
  • 1990-1991
  • 1991-1992
  • 1992-1993
  • 1993-1994
  • 1994-1995
  • 1995-1996
  • 1996-1997
  • 1997
  • 1998-1999

BOX 2 (1995-2006)—Individual folders includes items relating to the Weekday Religious Education program such as minutes of board and annual meetings along with contact lists, brochures, a printed description of the legality of the program, correspondence relating to the program, Apple Blossom float information, newspaper articles, etc. unnumbered leaves, typescript

  • 1995-2000
  • 2000-2001
  • 2002-2003
  • 2003-2004
  • 2004-2005
  • 2005-2006

BOX 3 (2006-2014)—Individual folders includes items relating to the Weekday Religious Education program such as minutes and correspondence of board and annual meetings, newspaper articles, elementary and middle school information for the program, WRE Walk for Christ information, correspondence with Frederick County Public Schools, etc. unnumbered leaves, typescript

  • 2006-2007
  • 2007-2008
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2009-2014

“Adventures in Christian Living: A Curriculum Guide for Use in Virginia Weekday Church Schools”—1972, grade four; 154 pages, printed

“Adventures in Christian Living: A Curriculum Guide for Use in Virginia Weekday Church Schools”—1963, grade five; 147 pages, printed

ALSO AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST:

Weekday Religious Education History/Information DVD; found in Media Collection #1306 THL, disk 68

WRE – Cable Talk with Barry Lee, WRE 50th Anniversary DVD; found in Media Collection #1306 THL, disk 69

Weekday Religious Education Association 1999 DVD;  found in Media Collection #1306 THL, disk 70